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Vinyl (1965)

Warhol's strange interpretation of "A Clockwork Orange." Includes Gerard dancing to the Martha and the Vandellas classic "Nowhere to Run" and being tortured by professional sadists.

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Andy Warhol

Writers:

Anthony Burgess (book), Ronald Tavel
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tosh Carillo Tosh Carillo ... The Doctor
Larry Latrae Larry Latrae
Gerard Malanga Gerard Malanga ... Victor
J.D. McDermott J.D. McDermott ... Cop
Ondine Ondine ... Scum Baby
Jacques Potin Jacques Potin ... Extra
Edie Sedgwick
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Loosely based on Anthony Burgess's A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, VINYL tells the story of Victor (Gerard Malanga), a "JD", who is betrayed to the police by his sidekick, Scum Baby (Bob Olivo, aka Ondine), and after being tortured by The Doctor (Tosh Carillo), becomes a useful member of society. Written by Wheeler Winston Dixon

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 1965 (USA) See more »

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Винил See more »

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Mono
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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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Referenced in Factory Girl (2006) See more »

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Tired of Waiting For You
Written by Ray Davies
Performed by The Kinks
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The odd good moments make it worth while
11 September 2017 | by rdoyle29See all my reviews

Andy Warhol very very loosely adapts "A Clockwork Orange". Gerard Malanga tells us all how much of a juvenile delinquent he is and then furious dances to Martha and the Vandellas while Edie Sedgwick watches. Then Ondine, playing his buddy Scum Baby, turns him in to a cop who has been sitting in a chair and laughing the whole time. The cop turns him over to a doctor who tortures him, which seems to be a real S&M kinda deal ... no faking. Malanga is reformed. All of this happens on one set with the whole cast present the whole time. At just over an hour long, it's way too long ... but the peak moments, like Malanga's dance or any randomly selected minute of Sedgwick sitting on the sideline, make the whole thing worth watching.


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